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January 9: Dilhara Fernando ODI debut

On this day in 2003, Sri Lankan openers Sanath Jayasuriya and Marvan Atapattu made 237 runs for the first wicket against Australia in Sydney. It helped Sri Lanka make 343 runs for a loss of 5 wickets in their 50 overs. Eventually, Sri Lanka registered a 79-run win over Australia.

On this day in 2001, Sri Lankan pacer Dilhara Fernando made his debut in ODI matches. Dilhara played his maiden ODI match against South Africa at Paarl.

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